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Shon Smith, who is running for Chelan County Commissioner, lead over Anne Hessburg after the second round of ballot counts were released Thursday, Nov. 10th. According to Chelan County auditor’s office, with 50.2% of the vote, Smith, a Republican, lead his opponent, Independent Hessberg by only 143 votes:13,357 votes to 13,214. Hessburg gained a little ground on Smith from election day and now has49.66% of the vote, compared to49.33% on Tuesday, less than one percent. In the Chelan County sheriff’s race, deputy Mike Morrison’s advantage over three-term incumbent Brian  Burnett remained around 9%Morrison received 13,751 votes, to Burnett’s 11,502 votes. On  Tuesday, Nov. 8. Morrison led the current Sheriff Burnett  at 54.14% to Burnett’s 45.37%. There are about 5,992 left to be counted according to the Chelan County Auditor’ Office Chelan County clerk candidate Martin Young has a slight lead over Sandra Arechiga. Young has 50.8%of the vote, compared to 49.39% on Tuesday. The total  is currently 13,097 votes for Young and 12,822 votes for Arechiga. The Chelan County District Court race with Attorney Jon Volyn is ahead of Chelan County deputy prosecutor Allen F. Blackmon by 1,416votes in their bid to replace the retiring Judge Roy Fore. Volyn has approximately 52.88% of  the vote. Former Chelan PUD Commissioner, Carnan Bergren continues to lead Manson School Board member Aurora Flores for  Chelan County PUD District3 commissioner. Bergren has12,677 votes, orapproximately55%, and Flores has 10,22 votes, or 44.48%, according to the Auditor’s office. Next count will be Nov. 15th.

with certification on Nov. 29th.


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